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Paychex Flex Alternatives & Competitors

(1,191)4.3 out of 5

Looking for alternatives to Paychex Flex? Tons of people want Payroll Software to help with mobile, tax filing, and automatic tax payment. What's difficult is finding out whether or not the software you choose is right for you. We have compiled a list of Payroll Software that reviewers voted best overall compared to Paychex Flex. Based on reviewer data you can see how Paychex Flex stacks up to the competition, check reviews from current & previous users, and find the best fit for your business. Paylocity, Ceridian Dayforce, UKG Pro (formerly Ultimate Software UltiPro), and Workday HCM are the most popular alternatives and competitors to Paychex Flex.

Top Alternatives to Paychex Flex

  • Paylocity
  • Ceridian Dayforce
  • UKG Pro (formerly Ultimate Software UltiPro)
  • Workday HCM
  • Paycom

Top 20 Alternatives & Competitors to Paychex Flex

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  1. Paylocity

    (1,543)4.5 out of 5

    Paylocity’s comprehensive product suite delivers a unified platform for professionals to make strategic decisions in the areas of benefits, core HR, payroll, talent, and workforce management, while cultivating a modern workplace and improving employee engagement.

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  2. Paylocity’s comprehensive product suite delivers a unified platform for professionals to make strategic decisions in the areas of benefits, core HR, payroll, talent, and workforce management, while cultivating a modern workplace and improving employee engagement.

    Categories in common with Paychex Flex:

    Kimberly W.
    KW
    Paylocity for me was a hybrid of ADP and Paychex Payroll and HRIS but better. I received all of the bells and whistles of ADP but it had the simplicity of Paychex. The support was amazing and I...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Paychex Flex, Paylocity is:

    Easier to do business with
    Better at support
    More usable
    #2
    #2
  3. Ceridian Dayforce

    (555)4.2 out of 5
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    Ceridian Dayforce is a cloud-based single application for HCM.

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  4. Ceridian Dayforce is a cloud-based single application for HCM.

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    AN
    We have been with Ceridian Dayforce HCM since 1015. We really like having one platform for HR and Payroll. Dayforce is a very robust system. Ceridian continues to upgrade and enhance Dayforce. The...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Paychex Flex, Ceridian Dayforce is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
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    #3
    #3
  5. UKG Pro (formerly Ultimate Software UltiPro)

    (1,197)4.2 out of 5

    Ultimate Software’s cloud payroll solution, UltiPro, helps people simplify work, and helps organizations increase engagement and productivity across their global workforce.

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  6. Ultimate Software’s cloud payroll solution, UltiPro, helps people simplify work, and helps organizations increase engagement and productivity across their global workforce.

    Categories in common with Paychex Flex:

    AH
    Great HRIS system, you can configure in a lot of ways to customize it specific to your company.

    Reviewers say compared to Paychex Flex, UKG Pro (formerly Ultimate Software UltiPro) is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    #4
    #4
  7. Workday HCM

    (1,062)4.0 out of 5
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    Workday Human Capital Management is built as a single system with a single source of data, single security model, and single user experience. Workday offers organizations a cloud-based system that evolves to meet changing business needs today and into the future. The user-friendly, global system also ensures that customers are always on the latest version with up-to-date capabilities, whether they’re using Workday on a browser or mobile device. Workday HCM is part of a single system with other Workday products including Workday Financial Management, Workday Payroll (for the U.S., Canada, France, and the UK), Workday Recruiting, Workday Learning, Workday Planning, and more.

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  8. Workday Human Capital Management is built as a single system with a single source of data, single security model, and single user experience. Workday offers organizations a cloud-based system that evolves to meet changing business needs today and into the future. The user-friendly, global system also ensures that customers are always on the latest version with up-to-date capabilities, whether they’re using Workday on a browser or mobile device. Workday HCM is part of a single system with other Workday products including Workday Financial Management, Workday Payroll (for the U.S., Canada, France, and the UK), Workday Recruiting, Workday Learning, Workday Planning, and more.

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    JH
    It proceeds to obtain ease of use in its controls to carry out its daily work, as it is a system that takes care of the processes that require accounting for the maintenance of human capital, which...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Paychex Flex, Workday HCM is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    #5
    #5
  9. Paycom

    (758)4.2 out of 5
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    Paycom is an HR technology provider with a single-database, end-to-end product providing solutions for Talent Acquisition, Time and Labor Management, Payroll, Talent Management and HR Management, all in one application.

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  10. Paycom is an HR technology provider with a single-database, end-to-end product providing solutions for Talent Acquisition, Time and Labor Management, Payroll, Talent Management and HR Management, all in one application.

    Categories in common with Paychex Flex:

    AA
    Paycom keeps everything in one platform and one system

    Reviewers say compared to Paychex Flex, Paycom is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    #6
    #6
  11. Paycor

    (378)4.1 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    HRIS that simplifies processes, reduces redundancy and gives you fast access to accurate records instantly

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  12. HRIS that simplifies processes, reduces redundancy and gives you fast access to accurate records instantly

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    KY
    The easiness of new hire onboarding and setting up their profiles. The transfer between the ATS and the onboarding is a nice new feature that has been implemented. Also the tracking on the Paycor...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Paychex Flex, Paycor is:

    More usable
    #7
    #7
  13. ADP Workforce Now

    (2,886)4.1 out of 5
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    From basic payroll and helping with Affordable Care Act (ACA) compliance, to managing employees across borders, ADP Workforce Now is a simple, powerful solution that helps companies with 50 or more employees improve their business performance.

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  14. From basic payroll and helping with Affordable Care Act (ACA) compliance, to managing employees across borders, ADP Workforce Now is a simple, powerful solution that helps companies with 50 or more employees improve their business performance.

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    JH
    Easy to use, in comparison to other software. Reporting is all in excel and easy to build custom reports.

    Reviewers say compared to Paychex Flex, ADP Workforce Now is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    #8
    #8
  15. UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)

    (818)4.0 out of 5

    Kronos Workforce Ready® provides a single fully integrated solution of scalable tools that enable businesses to work smarter — from pre-hire to retire. The suite combines the power of full human capital management (HCM) and workforce management capabilities in a simple cloud-based delivery — across HR, talent management, time and attendance, payroll, scheduling, and more. Its intuitive user interface is fully responsive and provides anytime, anywhere mobile access, that minimizes training and empowers employees while improving ease of use and efficiency.

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  16. Kronos Workforce Ready® provides a single fully integrated solution of scalable tools that enable businesses to work smarter — from pre-hire to retire. The suite combines the power of full human capital management (HCM) and workforce management capabilities in a simple cloud-based delivery — across HR, talent management, time and attendance, payroll, scheduling, and more. Its intuitive user interface is fully responsive and provides anytime, anywhere mobile access, that minimizes training and empowers employees while improving ease of use and efficiency.

    Categories in common with Paychex Flex:

    AA
    Cost and overall features are indicative of a solid product.

    Reviewers say compared to Paychex Flex, UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready) is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    #9
    #9
  17. Oracle PeopleSoft

    (616)3.7 out of 5
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    Take advantage of significant cost savings and operational improvements when you run PeopleSoft in the Oracle Cloud. Oracle offers the only no-compromise enterprise cloud platform for moving PeopleSoft, its associated database systems, and ecosystem of apps to the cloud. Only PeopleSoft deployments running in Oracle Cloud have access to PeopleSoft Cloud Manager which automates routines for cloud migration and lifecycle management.

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  18. Take advantage of significant cost savings and operational improvements when you run PeopleSoft in the Oracle Cloud. Oracle offers the only no-compromise enterprise cloud platform for moving PeopleSoft, its associated database systems, and ecosystem of apps to the cloud. Only PeopleSoft deployments running in Oracle Cloud have access to PeopleSoft Cloud Manager which automates routines for cloud migration and lifecycle management.

    Categories in common with Paychex Flex:

    Reviewers say compared to Paychex Flex, Oracle PeopleSoft is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    #10
    #10
  19. Rippling

    (614)4.9 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    A Single, Modern System for Your Payroll, Benefits, HR & IT.

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  20. A Single, Modern System for Your Payroll, Benefits, HR & IT.

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    Amber G.
    AG
    The best feature is the "hire an employee" button and the ease of preparing and sending agreements. The agreements use variables so I don't have to create agreements over and over when I hire new...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Paychex Flex, Rippling is:

    More usable
    Better at support
    Easier to do business with
    #11
    #11
  21. SAP SuccessFactors

    (438)3.8 out of 5

    SAP SuccessFactors helps organizations align strategy with objectives & manage people performance to ensure execution & results. Execution is the difference.

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  22. SAP SuccessFactors helps organizations align strategy with objectives & manage people performance to ensure execution & results. Execution is the difference.

    Categories in common with Paychex Flex:

    CH
    Learning classes and issues resolution in the knowledge base in SAP.

    Reviewers say compared to Paychex Flex, SAP SuccessFactors is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    #12
    #12
  23. APS Core HR Solution

    (200)4.5 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    APS is the cloud-based way to handle all of your people-related activities.

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  24. APS is the cloud-based way to handle all of your people-related activities.

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    Tony R.
    TR
    The Customer Service is great, compared to Paychex. The ability to be 100% paperless.

    Reviewers say compared to Paychex Flex, APS Core HR Solution is:

    Better at support
    Easier to do business with
    More usable
    #13
    #13
  25. UKG Workforce Central (formerly Kronos Workforce Central)

    (1,303)4.0 out of 5

    The Kronos Workforce Central® suite was built on the belief that you shouldn’t have to sacrifice the features and functionality you want for the simplicity you need. It puts time and attendance, scheduling, absence management, HR, payroll, hiring, and labor analytics into a single integrated workforce management system that can help your organization be more productive, reduce labor costs, minimize compliance risk, and improve employee engagement.

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  26. The Kronos Workforce Central® suite was built on the belief that you shouldn’t have to sacrifice the features and functionality you want for the simplicity you need. It puts time and attendance, scheduling, absence management, HR, payroll, hiring, and labor analytics into a single integrated workforce management system that can help your organization be more productive, reduce labor costs, minimize compliance risk, and improve employee engagement.

    Categories in common with Paychex Flex:

    Lexi K.
    LK
    I like that Kronos Workforce Central displays the time card and the accruals bank on the same page since I am always curious to see how my PTO is building up. You can also see time cards from...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Paychex Flex, UKG Workforce Central (formerly Kronos Workforce Central) is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    #14
    #14
  27. BambooHR

    (657)4.3 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    Make a successful transition from tracking employee information in spreadsheets to managing it with personalized HR software that frees up time for meaningful work.

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  28. Make a successful transition from tracking employee information in spreadsheets to managing it with personalized HR software that frees up time for meaningful work.

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    AI
    The reaction from our employees. We moved from using paper, and Paychex for some things, to this easy to use platform.

    Reviewers say compared to Paychex Flex, BambooHR is:

    More usable
    Easier to admin
    Easier to set up
    #15
    #15
  29. TriNet

    (459)4.1 out of 5

    TriNet (NYSE: TNET) provides small and medium size businesses (SMBs) with full-service HR solutions tailored by industry. To free SMBs from HR complexities, TriNet offers access to human capital expertise, benefits, risk mitigation and compliance, payroll and real-time technology. From Main Street to Wall Street, TriNet empowers SMBs to focus on what matters most—growing their business. TriNet, incredible starts here. For more information, visit TriNet.com or follow us on Twitter (@TriNet).

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  30. TriNet (NYSE: TNET) provides small and medium size businesses (SMBs) with full-service HR solutions tailored by industry. To free SMBs from HR complexities, TriNet offers access to human capital expertise, benefits, risk mitigation and compliance, payroll and real-time technology. From Main Street to Wall Street, TriNet empowers SMBs to focus on what matters most—growing their business. TriNet, incredible starts here. For more information, visit TriNet.com or follow us on Twitter (@TriNet).

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    Jim L.
    JL
    I highly recommend TriNet for anyone exploring engaging a PEO provider. They make forecasting extremely easy, they have a fantastic network of healthcare plans at an affordable rate and a great...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Paychex Flex, TriNet is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    #16
    #16
  31. Zenefits

    (319)4.1 out of 5
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    Zenefits gives you a single place to manage your payroll, benefits, HR, and compliance -- all online, all in one beautiful dashboard. No more paperwork. No more headaches.

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  32. Zenefits gives you a single place to manage your payroll, benefits, HR, and compliance -- all online, all in one beautiful dashboard. No more paperwork. No more headaches.

    Categories in common with Paychex Flex:

    Liz S.
    LS
    I use Zenefits to access my benefits information and time off requests. The user interface is the best I have EVER seen. It's streamlined which makes enrollment a breeze, and changes are...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Paychex Flex, Zenefits is:

    More usable
    #17
    #17
  33. Namely

    (185)3.8 out of 5

    Namely is a end-to-end HR and payroll platform for growing companies. A Time Saving, All-In-One HR Solution. Save time, reduce costs, and manage your entire HR process with one integrated platform.

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  34. Namely is a end-to-end HR and payroll platform for growing companies. A Time Saving, All-In-One HR Solution. Save time, reduce costs, and manage your entire HR process with one integrated platform.

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    Blaire C.
    BC
    The platform is extremely user friendly, but also customizable. It's rare to have both.

    Reviewers say compared to Paychex Flex, Namely is:

    Slower to reach roi
    #18
    #18
  35. isolved

    (181)4.0 out of 5

    isolved HCM is an industry-leading human capital management technology company that brings together the key workforce functions in one robust, easy-to-use platform, isolved. isolved, now with Mojo, makes it easy for teams to build connections and unleash innovation. The HCM platform manages all mission-critical functions, including payroll, HR, time & attendance, and benefits, delivered from a single application. Built-in tools and features included with Mojo, boost engagement, collaboration, and performance, including 360 reviews, surveys, goals, and praise/share idea feeds.

    Categories in common with Paychex Flex:
  36. isolved HCM is an industry-leading human capital management technology company that brings together the key workforce functions in one robust, easy-to-use platform, isolved. isolved, now with Mojo, makes it easy for teams to build connections and unleash innovation. The HCM platform manages all mission-critical functions, including payroll, HR, time & attendance, and benefits, delivered from a single application. Built-in tools and features included with Mojo, boost engagement, collaboration, and performance, including 360 reviews, surveys, goals, and praise/share idea feeds.

    Categories in common with Paychex Flex:

    AM
    This is very easy and intuitive to use and does an auto-save so you do not lose anything when making edits. We can setup very simple and complex payroll earnings such as W-2, owner guaranteed...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Paychex Flex, isolved is:

    Slower to reach roi
    #19
    #19
  37. RUN Powered by ADP®

    (457)4.6 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    Whether you’ve been in business for 25 years or you’re just getting started, RUN Powered by ADP® can help. They've spent countless hours — and burned through even more cups of coffee — building a smarter, simpler, and more affordable payroll, tax and HR solution to help you get back to the work that matters most to you.

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  38. Whether you’ve been in business for 25 years or you’re just getting started, RUN Powered by ADP® can help. They've spent countless hours — and burned through even more cups of coffee — building a smarter, simpler, and more affordable payroll, tax and HR solution to help you get back to the work that matters most to you.

    Categories in common with Paychex Flex:

    Brian D. M.
    BM
    ADP RUN puts payroll, HR, Hiring, Firing and other valuable resources under on roof, and all for a competitive price. We moved from PayChex to ADP after doing a side-by-side comparison in features...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Paychex Flex, RUN Powered by ADP® is:

    More usable
    Easier to admin
    Better at support
    #20
    #20
  39. Gusto Payroll

    (417)4.3 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    Payroll, benefits, and HR made refreshingly easy.

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  40. Payroll, benefits, and HR made refreshingly easy.

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    Jonathan H.
    JH
    Clean interface, intuitive, backed by real humans who are helpful and knowledgeable. Receive service in a timely manner, and they almost always have the solution on the first call. Handled all our...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Paychex Flex, Gusto Payroll is:

    More usable
    Easier to admin
    Easier to set up